Comma Press' virtual conference, Manchester in Translation, is to return next month, offering skills and advice to aspiring translators in the north of England and beyond.... Read more
Roxane Gay is launching a new one-year fellowship programme which will see her support three aspiring writers.
A volunteer-led independent publisher and social enterprise is launching, publishing its first cohort of north London-based authors from 26th January.
Canongate is partnering with Audible to make excerpts of Matt Haig's non-fiction books available through Alexa smart speaker announcements.
Independent publisher Cipher Press has signed an exclusive deal with literary production company Viv Loves Film, transferring all the press' non-publishing rights.
Manchester University Press (MUP) has launched an audiobook pilot programme, following claims students with 'screen fatigue' are increasingly turning to the format.
Author and presenter Elizabeth Day and broadcaster Kate Thistleton are to chair the BBC National Short Story Award and Young Writers' Award judging panels.... Read more
Indie-focused retailer Bookshop.org has generated £2m to date for its 500 affiliated bookshops, with titles by Douglas Stuart, Caleb Femi and chef duo Yotam Ottolenghi and... Read more
A new unabridged audiobook of James Hilton’s Goodbye Mr Chips (Hodder & Stoughton) will be narrated by actor Robert Bathurst.
The Old Bear children's series by author and illustrator Jane Hissey will be released as audiobooks voiced by actor, director and "Bridgerton" star Adjoa Andoh.... Read more
Bloomsbury has acquired California-based academic publisher ABC-CLIO in a $22.9m (£17.3m) deal, expanding its academic and digital publishing presence in North America.
Indie publisher Oneworld has created an audio list, which will launch with three titles from across its imprints.
The clash in dates between the Bologna and Shanghai children's book fairs will stretch UK publishing teams, with some saying they do not have the... Read more
Books by Nikesh Shukla, John le Carré and Tayari Jones are among those featuring on World Book Night's list of titles for 2022, which will be... Read more
Unbound is reprinting 70,000 copies of Cain's Jawbone, as the literary mystery by Edward Powys Mathers continues to prove a TikTok sensation and bookshops experience... Read more
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Friday, January 21 2022
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